6 edition of The Great Age of the Microscope found in the catalog.
January 1, 1989
by Taylor & Francis
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||270|
Timeline of Optical Microscope Development The invention of the microscope (ca) and its improvements over a period of years has resulted in great advances in our understanding of the microscopic world as well as extremely important advances in biology and medicine. The opti-. Winner of the Rhone-Poulenc Junior Science Book Prize, this book is a breathtaking introduction to an extraordinary new dimension. Fantastic photographs, thousands or even millions of times larger than life, reveal the secrets of the micro universe, while step-by-step project ideas and Internet links to recommended websites will help you set off on a micro world /5(4).
“Naturalists and lay users readily used a vocabulary drawn from fairy literature to convey the incomprehensible strangeness and minutiae of the microscopic world,” writes the historian Laura Forsberg in “Nature’s Invisibilia: The Victorian Microscope and the Miniature Fairy” (Victorian Studies ). “Though the link may seem incongruous, a surprisingly . If you’re looking for a great value option, the Educational Insights Nancy B’s Science Club Microscope provides much of the same as more expensive options but at a much more affordable price. Ranging from 30x to x magnification and boasting a 2-in-1 light, it allows versatile opportunities for both study and for fun, and is an ideal budget option for .
By , the pair built an electron microscope that could surpass the magnifying limits of the optical microscope at the time. Ernst won . The book discusses the first microscopes, the compound microscope in England (), simple or single-lens microscopes, and the development of the achromatic microscope. The text also describes the microscope in Victorian times as well as the optical microscope .
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The Great Age of the Microscope combines a historical account of the development of the Royal Microscopical Society, a leading scientific society, with a catalogue of its remarkable collection of over microscopes and accesories. Some rare and interesting instruments date back tothough the majority are representative of the Victorian Cited by: The Great Age of the Microscope: The Collection of the Royal Microscopical Society Through Years by Gerard Turner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Inthe great age of the microscope was just beginning.
The instrument rapidly became an essential tool in medicine and many branches of science, and the Royal Microscopical Society brought together practitioners from the different disciplines through a shared interest in the development of the microscope, as it still does today. The various types of microscope are introduced in general terms, and their design features assessed.
One chapter deals with the world trade in microscopes during the second half of the nineteenth century, when an estimated one million instruments were manufactured.
Condition. Owner's book-plate to endpaper. Fine in d/w. In that time, she has written and edited over titles, ranging from board books and flashcards to dictionaries and encyclopedias, on themes as diverse as chess, vampires, gerbils and microscopes. Most recently she has been busy writing practice, puzzle, sticker and activity books to engage, entertain and educate children at all ages and stages.
A microscope (from the Ancient Greek: μικρός, mikrós, "small" and σκοπεῖν, skopeîn, "to look" or "see") is an instrument used to see objects that are too small to be seen by the naked eye. Microscopy is the science of investigating small objects and structures using such an instrument.
Microscopic means invisible to the eye unless aided by a microscope. Full E-book The Great Age of the Microscope: The Collection of the Royal Microscopical Society. The Microscope And How to Use It.
Georg Stehli, English edition translated from German, soft cover, pages, b/w illustrations. This is a more technical book (ages 12 and up) and spends time discussing the preparation of samples.
Having bought a microscope for our 10 year old daughter we wanted some sort of reference book to help her through the use of a microscope.
This book is absolutely spot on. It is clear, concise, easy to read with lots of diagrams and gives lots of hints and tips on using an optical s: The microscope may seem to be a relic of an antiquated age of science when compared with some of today's advanced instrumentation.
But, as the life's work of Dr. Walter McCrone and others has shown, microscopy is applicable to every area of forensic science (see Table ).Microscopy can be as powerful as many current technologies and, in some cases, more.
Robert Hooke FRS (/ h ʊ k /; 28 July [O.S. 18 July] – 3 March ) was an English scientist and architect, a polymath, recently called "England's Leonardo", who, using a microscope, was the first to visualize a microorganism.
An impoverished scientific inquirer in young adulthood, he found wealth and esteem by performing over half of the architectural surveys after London's great. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.
The great age of the microscope: the collection of the Royal Microscopical Society through years in SearchWorks catalog. Get this from a library. The great age of the microscope: the collection of the Royal Microscopical Society through years. [Gerard L'Estrange Turner; Royal Microscopical Society (Great.
Learn about and start using your microscope with this popular book. Full of information, step-by-step instructions and color diagrams for making your own slides from specimens around the home. Explains specimen sections & staining and also magnification, lighting, and microscope history.
Usborne. 48 pp. The Great Age of the Microscope, Adam Hilger, Bristol and New York (). Turner, G. L'E.; Catalogue of Microscopes: the Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Giunti, Rome ().
Wilson C. The World of the Microscope investigates the enormous variety of objects too small for the eye to see, from insects to microchip circuits. Step-by-step diagrams show how to get the best from a microscope and how to make and keep slides. The book covers different types of microscopes, from magnifying glasses to electron microscopes, and there are plenty of exciting 4/5(1).
Complete Book of the Microscope (Usborne Internet-linked Reference): 1 by Kirsteen Rogers, Gary Bines, et al. | 1 Aug out of 5 stars Microscopes are grouped into two main categories: stereo microscopes and compound microscopes.
These are also referred to as low-power and high-power microscopes respectively. Stereo Microscopes vs. Compound Microscopes. Stereo Microscopes. Stereo microscopes are a great choice for viewing larger specimens such as gems, leaves, or insects.
A photograph and description of the original wooden and brass optical instrument is featured in Gerard Turner's book entitled The Great Age of the Microscope. In lucernal microscopes, the observer's eye and the objective are conjugate with a large convex lens mounted on one end of a body tube.
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My First Microscope is a great little microscope for young kids to introduce them to science — and a great learning tool for parents to start a discussion about the natural world. If you like this but would like a more powerful model for your child then you may be interested in: Learning Resources Primary Science Viewscope — It has 20x zoom.For example, a high-power microscope with 1,X magnification doesn’t work well when looking at coin, because the magnification would be be too great to see any details of the coin.
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